Timberwolves vs 76ers Final: 94-87 - Recap
|Timberwolves vs 76ers Final: 94-87 - Recap|
Nikola Pekovic scored 27 points and chipped in with 18 rebounds for Minnesota on Wednesday, leading the Timberwolves to a 94-87 victory over Philadelphia at Target Center.
Minnesota was the ATS victor, as they covered the 4-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 186.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Minnesota got 17 points from Derrick Williams and another 15 points from Andrei Kirilenko. Ricky Rubio contributed 6 assists, while Nikola Pekovic cleaned the glass with 18 rebounds.
Philadelphia got 17 points from Evan Turner in a losing cause and another 16 points from Jrue Holiday. Jrue Holiday contributed 5 assists for the 76ers, while Spencer Hawes had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Minnesota were victorious, as the score was 56-41 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Minnesota as they grabbed 51 boards, while Philadelphia only had 39.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Thunder. The 76ers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Miami.